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Sig P320 now Exporting to California!


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Sig has announced that the P320 is now on the California handgun roster. This means they've jumped through the hoops, paid the "fees" and dealt with all the other rediculous legislation to be able to export the incredibly-versatily P320 from the United States to California.

For those of you living inside the Consitutional Unitesd States, renegade California has taken many steps to restrict the civil rights of its subjects, including some of the most absurd restrictions on handguns in North America. Handguns are regulated, "tested" and "approved" by SKU. That means that if a manufacturer offeres the same gun in two different colors they must pay California and complete the process for "approval" for each color they want to sell in California. For the P320 it seems the M18 variant was first to be granted entry.

For those of you still subjected to California law there is some light in this: The P320's amazing modularity. As you know, the Fire Control Unit (FCU) is the actual "firearm" under Federal law, and the aftermarket options for grips, slides, and barrels are ever-expanding as we've shown several times on the channel and here on the website (see related articles at the bottom of the page). In short, once you have a P320 FCU you can make that "firearm" in to any configuration you want of the same caliber size family.


---Official Press Release---

“The California P320-M18 is an exciting, long-waited, new release from SIG SAUER as it’s the very first opportunity for California enthusiasts to finally own a P320,” said Tom Taylor, Chief Marketing Officer and Executive Vice President, Commercial Sales. “Additionally, Californians can now own the sidearm of the U.S. Military. The P320-M18 CA shares the same features as the firearm that was awarded the U.S. Army contract for the Modular Handgun System (MHS), and is in service with the Army, Navy, Air Force, and Marines.” The P320-M18 California Compliant (P320-M18 CA) is a 9mm, striker-fired modular pistol featuring the P320 Fire Control Unit (FCU), a coyote carry length grip module, a coyote-tan PVD coated optics-ready stainless-steel slide with SIGLITE front night sights and removable night sight rear plate, coyote-tan colored controls, and ambidextrous manual safety. The P320-M18 CA FCU can be exchanged between grip modules, slides, and other accessories, and ships with three 10-round magazines. P320-M18 California Compliant Specs: Overall Length: 7.2 in Overall Height: 5.5 in Overall Width: 1.6 in Barrel Length 3.9 in Sight Radius: 5.8 in Weight with Magazine: 28.1 oz The SIG SAUER P320-M18 California Compliant is now shipping and available at California retailers. To learn more about the pistol visit sigsauer.com.

About SIG SAUER, Inc. SIG SAUER, Inc. is a leading provider and manufacturer of firearms, electro-optics, ammunition, airguns, suppressors, remote controlled weapons stations, and training. For over 250 years SIG SAUER, Inc. has evolved, and thrived, by blending American ingenuity, German engineering, and Swiss precision. Today, SIG SAUER is synonymous with industry-leading quality and innovation which has made it the brand of choice amongst the U.S. Military, the global defense community, law enforcement, competitive shooters, hunters, and responsible citizens. Additionally, SIG SAUER is the premier provider of elite firearms instruction and tactical training at the SIG SAUER Academy. Headquartered in Newington, New Hampshire, SIG SAUER has over 3,200 employees across twelve locations in three states and is a certified Great Place to Work™. For more information about the company and product line visit: sigsauer.com.

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